A National Workshop On
A Multi Dimensional Smart Energy Grid Analysis for Indian Scenario

Resource Person << MDEG-2017

Dr. Bharat Singh Rajpurohit & Prof. S. N. Singh (IIT Kanpur)
Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Mandi-175001, HP, India
Contact: +91-1905-267046(O)/ 08894580096(M)
Fax: 01905-300009
Email: bsr[at]iitmandi[dot]ac[dot]in
Website: www.iitmandi.ac.in

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Resource Persons

The faculty for the workshop will be drawn from various schools of IIT Mandi and other IITs and organizations. Some of the distinguished invited speakers are:

Prof. K. N. Srivastava, ABB Sweden

Dr. Kailash Srivastava is a power system professional with well-rounded experience across various sectors around globe viz multinational company, government (Indian Engineering Services), consulting organisation, research and educational institutions. He has been working for ABB Global Research Lab in Sweden for last eighteen years and his research interests span power system dynamics, control, HVDC, optimisation techniques, modelling and simulation of power systems.He also offers academic services as Adjunct Professor to Lulea Technical University in Sweden and IIT Kanpur. He was born at Fatehpur in India in year 1962. He has a bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering in 1983. He did his MTech and PhD in Power Systems from IIT Kanpur (India) in 1986 and 1995 respectively. He holds several patents and publications to his credit. He is senior member of IEEE and individual member of CIGRE. Further details about him are available at http://www.linkedin.com/in/knsri.

Prof. Ramesh Oruganti, IIT Mandi

Ramesh Oruganti (S’83–M’85–SM’01) received the B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, and the Ph.D. degree from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, in 1987. He worked for several years in India in the area of power conversion. After being a faculty member for more than two decades, he is currently a Professor and Dean Academics at IIT Mandi. He is also a freelance consultant in energy systems research area. He has authored several papers in power electronics. He holds a patent on dc-dc converters. His current research interests include several major areas of power electronics, including, more recently, renewable energy applications of power electronics. Dr. Oruganti was the recipient of two prize paper awards.

Prof. S. N. Singh, IIT Kanpur

S. N. Singh (SM’02) received the M.Tech and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India, in 1993 & 1995 respectively. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His research interests include power system restructuring, FACTS, power system optimization and control, security analysis, and power system planning.Dr. Singh is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (IE) India and the The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) India, the Institute of Engineering and Technology (U.K.) and INAE (India).

Prof. Naran M. Pindoriya, IIT Gandhinagar

Naran M. Pindoriya (S’07–M’10) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in 2009. He worked as research fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, from January to November 2010. He has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, India, since November 2010. His research interests are power system deregulation, power system reliability, and application of AI techniques in power systems.

Dr. Samar Agnihotri, IIT Mandi

Samar Agnihotri (S’07–M’10) is a faculty member in the School of Computing and Electrical Engineering at IIT Mandi. He holds M.Sc (Engg.) and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Sciences from IISc Bangalore. During 2010-12, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Information Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research interests are in the areas of communication and information theory.

Dr. Ranjana Sodhi, IIT Ropar

Ranjana Sodhi obtained her B.Tech degree in Electrical Engineering from NIT Hamirpur, in 2005. She has been active in the field of electrical engineering since 2005. In the past she had a brief stint as a Project Engineer (in voice and next generation networks group) at Wipro Technologies, Bangalore; and also got appointment as Additional Director in Central Electricity Authority (CEA), New Delhi, (IES batch 2005). She came back to academia to pursue research in the area of power systems and completed her Ph.D. from IIT Kanpur in May 2011. Dr. Sodhi is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of EE at IIT Ropar. Dr. Sodhi's doctoral research work is around the emerging Synchrophasor technology and its applications towards power system state estimation and voltage stability assessment.

Mr. P. K. Paul, Simtest Dynamics, Delhi